Historic List of Alternative Lenders

The list below contains all lenders utilized by College students in the last three years.  We have provided this list to you, not as an endorsement of any of the lenders, but to help you start your research. Again, you may borrow from and we will work with ANY lender you choose.

  • Alaska Supplemental Education Loan: requires that the student be a permanent resident of the state of Alaska
  • Baxter Credit Union: requires that the student be a Baxter Credit Union member
  • The Boeing Employees Credit Union Private Education Loan: requires that the student be a Boeing Credit Union member
  • Charter One Bank TruFit Student Loan
  • Citizens Bank TruFit Student Loan
  • cuStudentLoans: cuScholar Private Student Loan: membership in participating credit union is required
  • DEAL (Dakota Education Alternative Loan): requires that the student be a permanent resident of one of the following states: Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, or Wyoming
  • Digital Federal Credit Union Private Education Loan: requires that the student be a Digital Federal Credit Union member
  • Discover Alternative Loan
  • Edamerica Xtra Credit Private Student Loan
  • Iowa Alliance Loan: requires that the student be a permanent resident of the state of Iowa
  • Iowa Partnership Advance Education Loan: requires that the student be a permanent resident of the state of Iowa
  • Maroon Financial Credit Union Student Loan: requires that the student be a Maroon Financial Credit Union member
  • MEFA Undergraduate Loan (Massachusetts Education Financial Authority): requires that the student be a permanent resident of the state of Massachusetts
  • Minnesota SELF Loan (Student Education Loan Fund): requires that the student be a permanent resident of the state of Minnesota
  • New Jersey Class Loan: requires that the student be a permanent resident of the state of New Jersey
  • PNC Solutions Undergraduate Loan
  • Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan
  • Smart Option Student Loan® funded by Commerce Bank
  • Smart Option Student Loan® funded by Fifth Third Bank
  • Smart Option Student Loan® funded by National Education
  • Suncoast Federal Credit Union: requires that the student be a Suncoast Federal Credit Union member
  • TruFit Student Loan® funded by National Education
  • Vermont Advantage Loan: requires that the student be a permanent resident of the state of Vermont
  • Wells Fargo